Why Join - ACA

Why Join

As the peak body representing chiropractors, the Australian Chiropractors Association (ACA), along with its predecessors, has been supporting chiropractors and enhancing health for 80 years.

Our vision is that more Australians value and experience chiropractic care for their health 
and wellbeing. We are the strongest advocate for the chiropractic profession, engaging with government, stakeholders and the public to promote the benefits of chiropractic care and influence health policy for the future.

Our Services

Advocacy & Political Strategy

Holding a seat at the table with government, regulators & bureaucracy, ACA is helping shape the future of Australian healthcare.

Discounted PI Insurance

ACA members receive substantial discounts with Guild Insurance,
the provider of choice for 70% of all registered chiropractors in Australia.

Chiropractic Research

Building the evidence base through funding the ACORN project, PhD candidates and the Chiropractic Journal of Australia.

Public Engagement

ACA flagship campaigns, such as
 Spinal Health Week, as well as access 
to a range of promotional materials.

CPD & Events

Gain access to a range of events including the Annual Conference, webinars and workshops at discounted rates.

The Australian Chiropractor

Australia’s forefront chiropractic news and views report, keeping you informed on the chiropractic profession and community.

Digital Resources

High-quality, current and relevant
online resources to assist you in your lifelong learning, regardless of time
and geography.

Interest Groups

The opportunity to network, engage, learn and share knowledge with 
like-minded professionals in niche
areas of chiropractic.

Exclusive Member Benefits

Receive exclusive discounts on a variety of products and services covering automotive, travel, technology and much more.

ACA HR Service

Expert advice in Human Resources, employment conditions & law, workers’ compensation, superannuation and more.

What our members are saying

Dr Fraser McClymont

Member since 2013

Dr Olivia Gleeson

Member since 1998

Dr Ben Davidson

Member since 2013

ACA Membership Fees

  • Standard Member (S)Standard Member (S)

    Full-time practising.

    Annual fee of $1,870.00 or monthly instalments of $155.83 (GST incl.)

  • Standard Year 2 (S2)Standard Year 2 (S2)

    Second year in practice.

    Annual fee of $748.00 or monthly instalments of $62.33 (GST incl.)

  • Standard Year 4 (S4)Standard Year 4 (S4)

    Fourth year in practice.

    Annual fee of $1,496.00 or monthly instalments of $124.66 (GST incl.)

  • Non-Practising (NP)/Retired (NPR)Non-Practising (NP)/Retired (NPR)

    Annual fee of $187.00 or monthly instalments of $15.58 (GST incl.)

  • Standard Year 1 (S1)Standard Year 1 (S1)

    First year in practice.

    Annual fee of $374.00 or monthly instalments of $31.16 (GST incl.)

  • Standard Year 3 (S3) Standard Year 3 (S3)

    Third year in practice.

    Annual fee of $1,122.00 or monthly instalments of $93.50 (GST incl.)

  • Limited (L)Limited (L)

    16 hour or less a week in practice.

    Annual fee of $1,215.50 or monthly instalments of $101.29 (GST incl.)

  • Academic (A) Academic (A)

    Actively engaged in an accredited course in Australia as an instructor, graduate or postgraduate and may be engaged in chiropractic for 16 hours or less per week.

    Annual fee of $467.50 or monthly instalments of $38.95 (GST incl.)

Join the peak body representing chiropractors